Vinification & Élevage:
2015 Chardonnay is 100% Chardonnay sourced from our 19th street vineyard on Twenty Mile Bench. It was harvested on October 1 st and 2 nd , 2015; hand-sorted and whole-bunch pressed. Fermentation by indigenous yeast proceeded steadily in a combination of old foudres (90%) and an old demi-muid and barrel (10%) and completed by early spring 2016.
The wine was left to age in its fermentation vessels, without battonage for a total of 22 months.
2015 Chardonnay was bottled unfiltered and un-fined on September 26th , 2017.
TA: 7.1 g/L
FS02: 6ppm at bottling
Residual Sugar: <2g/L
Average Brix at Harvest: 22
Total Production: 464 cases of 12 bottles